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Day tour to Kamakura, a historic city near Tokyo


Kamakura
8 hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

A day tour from Tokyo to Kamakura by public transportations (Private car is available as an option)
You can visit the main spots in Kamakura area such as Tsurugaoka Hachimangû Shrine, Great Buddha, Enoshima Island, etc.
Let's enjoy the historic city and its beautiful sceneries!

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Nobu.

  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, one of the most popular shrines for a new year's visit
  • Komachi-dori Street, quite popular place for shopping and eating near Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
  • Great Buddha, a symbol of Kamakura
  • Hasedera Temple, an old temple built in the 7th century
  • Enoshima Island, popular sightseeing spots for both young and senior people

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What to Expect

Kamakura was a political center in Japan about 800 years ago.
You can enjoy many historic temples and shrines as well as beautiful sceneries.
Besides the Highlights shown on the above, you can visit the following places as options:
- Meigetsu-in Temple: It is known as the "Hydrangeas Temple". Recommended to vist in the rainy season.
- Hokokuji Temple: It is famous for a bamboo garden. You can also experience Matcha (green tea) at this temple.
- Zeniarai-Benzaiten Shrine: The worshipers believe that if they wash their money in the spring water, they will be more than double. Why don't you try?
There are many other places to visit in Kamakura area.
You can include such places in the tinerary as long as the time allows.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point At your hotel in Tokyo

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee, lunch, etc.
Transportation fee would be approximately 2,500Yen/person from Tokyo area. (It depends on which hotel you will stay.)
Kamakura Great Buddha entrance fee: 200Yen/Person
Hasedera Temple entrance fee: 400Yen/person
Lunch: 1,000-2,000Yen/person

Important

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)
For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.
If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

- Move by public transportations (except a private car tour)
- Comfortable shoes are recommended.
- The temple and the shrine are sacred places. Please behave respectfully while inside them if you are visiting.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

The tour by a private car is available?

Yes. The charter fee is as follows:
Mini van (maximum 5 people): 55,000Yen (including a driver fee, fuel, toll and tax)
Van (maximum 8 people): 65,000Yen (including a driver fee, fuel, toll and tax)
*The above amount is not including the guide fee.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 58 )
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Col Col Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Wonderful fun day,, ”

Great day with Nobu... we had a larger group that always presents challenges with interests in the tour as well as problems with ticket purchases etc... none of these was an issue for Nobu and we had a great day... even when we decided at short notice to change the tour he handled these easily...Highly Recommended tour guide !

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Col. Since you and your group were cooperative and friendly, I did not have any difficulty during the tour. Hoping to guide you again in a pleasant Climate. Nobu

Jeff Jeff Guam ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Underground Adventures: Kasukabe/Tokyo Flood Prevention Complex ”

My partner and I spent the morning/early afternoon exploring the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, aka Kasukabe Underground Flood Protection Tank, aka G-Cans. As foreign visitors who don't speak Japanese fluently, we needed a Japanese speaking guide who could interpret for us (presumably for safety reasons). We found Nobu via the TripleLights website and he was excellent. Nobu met us promptly at 0900 at our hotel lobby (Hilton Tokyo in Shinjuku). From there, he guided us through the 2 hour journey (2 trains and a bus ride) from Shinjuku to Kasukabe in Saitama prefecture. He was very courteous and knowledgeable and was an excellent translator during the hour long tour of the facility. We could not have asked for a better guide! We will definitely recommend him to... read more

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Jeff. It is my great pleasure if you were satisfied with my guiding and translation. I think this facility would be an interesting place especially for repeated Visitors to Japan who get bored with typical Sightseeing spots. This tour would also be helpful to understand Japan. It is appreciated if you introduce it to your friends who are planning to visit Japan. Best regards, Nobu

Svetlana Svetlana Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Tokyo with a pre-schooler in one day! Yes, it is possible, if you have a guide like Nobu! ”

Nobu was really fantastic! I cannot recommend him enough. I was travelling with my 5 yo son and needed an experienced guide who could recommend places to visit and guide us through amazing Tokyo. He was just that and more. Nobu’s English is excellent, he is a very polite, possess wealth of knowledge about Tokyo and culture which he shares with you along the way and he was 100% in tune with what we needed to cover in one day. We visited beautiful Meiji shrine, Shibuya crossing, Shinagawa Aquarium, had amazing fresh sushi meal in a restaurant and saw robot Asimo in the Emerging Science museum. It’s quite a lot in one day even if you travelling without a kid. So yes, we were very chuffed to have such a great guide. Choose him, don’t even doubt.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Sveta! It is my great pleasure if you and your lovely son enjoyed the tour. I introduced only a small part of Tokyo yesterday. There are many other good places to visit for you and your family. I am Looking Forward to taking you to those places for the next time. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

suzanne Suzanne Netherlands ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Visit the ricoh factory ”

Really nice and happy translator which helped us really good!

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Suzanne! I am happy if I could help you to understand the factory. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

Woong Woong United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Very friendly ”

Nobu was patient and kind. He was very knowlegeable about Hakone park and showed us all of the beautiful locations.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Woong san. It is my great pleasure if you eojoyed Hakone. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

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